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Best Sports Venues: Maradona Will Be Remembered

by: Moon Apple
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Surprisingly sports venues are pioneers in the promotion of sustainability. Many sports venues have jumped on the sustainability bandwagon to construct or renovate their structure in a race to minimize their carbon footprint, preserve their green legacy, and take the lead in innovation. They will also be reminders of the great matches played and wonderful sportsmen and women who have given their best. Now we will add Diego Maradona, who will be remembered as one of the greatest soccer players ever!

Estadio Único Ciudad de La Plata Asociados, Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Estadio Único Ciudad de La Plata, which won the first prize in a national competition, projects both through its name and its formal conception, its role as a stadium shared by the two main soccer clubs the city of La Plata.

Maradona, face, blue shirt

One of the best sports documentaries ever made. My opinion has always been that Maradona was the best I’ve seen; fair enough, he punched one in, which pissed us all off but had Lineker done the same, he’d be a god. This is a story of a lad born with nothing but a football talent, which gains him fame and fortune but has a terrible toll. Manipulated along the way, it’s also a bit tragic, had Diego been surrounded by the right people who know how the story would’ve changed.

Click on more information and buy the video from Diego Maradona

The quality of our urban environments and landscapes directly influences our lives as citizens, ultimately those truly impacted by architecture and urban design. That is why the Estadio Ciudad de La Plata project is in tune with the Biennial theme: "Architecture for All: Building Citizenship.”

Stadium, seats, roof, grasfield, best, sports, Maradona

If at this edition it is a priority "to spotlight those citizens who live, create, have families, study, work, produce, walk, feel and experience emotions in a place where architecture and urban design is a constant presence," we can say that the Stadium is a collective forum which allows citizens to come together in a facility whose dimensions reflect and befit their city and region.

Diego Armando Maradona Argentina Ballon D'Or Golden Globes Football Soccer Great Legend
Click on more information and buy the poster from Diego Maradona.

Project plans call for a complete roof and portable turf system, committed to multi-functional outfitting, which will allow it to host events and competitions under any weather conditions.

The overall organization of the facility is based on the following:

  1. a) Two paths which diagonally across the field.
  2. b) A winding, undulating and organic path which wraps around the field like a belt.

Design park, sport, best, Estadio Único Ciudad de La Plata, Maradona

The overlapping of these two elements and their relationship to the field's boundaries yield a varied sequence of sectors or differentiated areas, which allow for the establishment of the locations for the different program elements.

Airosportswear 2020-2021 Argentina Flag Concept Football Soccer T-Shirt (Diego Maradona 10)

Airosportswear 2020-2021 Argentina Flag Concept Football Soccer T-Shirt (Diego Maradona 10)

Click on more information and buy the Maradona T-Shirt.

The entire project is integrated into a large Urban Park, including parking areas found in large wooded areas forming part of the whole facility. A heliport and bus parking zone ensure accessibility to all kinds of patrons. The Urban Park sports complex in the city of La Plata also boasts a track and field stadium with a capacity for 6,000 spectators, various outdoor sports facilities, and a swimming pool.

Amsterdam ArenA

Interior Amsterdam Arena, Johan Cruijff Stadion
The Amsterdam Arena, the football club Ajax, is powered by more than 4,200 solar panels and one wind turbine. The main building comprises an impressive energy-generating escalator, and the stadium has also installed an energy storage system powered by second-life batteries from used electric vehicles.
The xStorage Buildings system from used Nissan LEAF batteries provides backup power for the stadium and distributes energy to the surrounding neighborhood when needed to alleviate pressure on the grid.
Rainwater from the stadium roof is collected and reused to water the grass field, significantly reducing valuable freshwater consumption. Residual heat is used to keep frost off the playing field, a move that requires no additional energy to be wasted.
Fans are encouraged to reduce their travel emissions by using active mobility, electric vehicles, or trains. The car park offers free charging points, and every visitor is entitled to discounts on train tickets. 

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Mercedes-Benz Stadium from above by a drone
The Mercedes- Benz is the official home of Atlanta Falcons for the US National Football League (NFL) & United FC and Atlanta United FC of Major League Soccer (MLS). Last November, it became the first professional sports stadium to receive a platinum Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certificate, a global standard for measuring buildings' sustainability.
Energy consumption is 29 percent less than what the average stadium consumes due to energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. The stadium is equipped exclusively with LED lighting and LED video boards and is less reliant on the grid due to 4,000 rooftop solar PV panels.
The stadium has a stormwater management system, with the capacity to store over 2 million gallons onsite, preventing flooding in the surrounding areas. Due to water-efficient fixtures, the stadium uses 47 percent less water than the baseline standard for stadiums.
When the location was decided, active mobility was at the core of the decision making. Fans can easily walk to the event through new pedestrian-friendly walking paths that allow connectivity between communities. A bicycle valet program operates on event days, and the available electric vehicle charging stations can charge up to 48 cars simultaneously.

Levi’s Stadium

Broncos_vs_49ers_preseason_game_at_Levi's_Stadium
The home of the San Francisco 49ers holds two LEED certifications. In 2014, it achieved the first Gold LEED certification to be awarded in a stadium that hosts a professional team, and in 2016 it received a second Gold certification for operations and maintenance.
The stadium has incorporated innovative sustainability elements found in Silicon Valley, such as the 1,000-plus state-of-the-art solar elements found throughout the building, including three solar array-covered pedestrian energy bridges and one solar-paneled roof deck- the NRG Solar Terrace. It also features a 27,000 square foot “Green Roof” on the top of the stadium’s suite tower.
Due to a sustainable purchasing program for cleaning materials and products, disposable janitorial paper products, and trash bags, almost 86 percent of such purchases won plaudits for meeting the strict sustainability criteria. The stadium is also committed to local food sourcing, with approximately 78 percent of stadium food suppliers located within 150 miles of the stadium and 85 percent located within California.
Last year, the San Francisco 49ers team was recognized by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) for its commitment to fighting climate change.  

Golden 1 Center

Golden 1 Center
The home of Sacramento Kings was recently awarded the world’s greenest and most technologically advanced sports and entertainment facility for 2017. According to Green Project Management (GMP), the Golden 1 Center is in the top 3 percent of high-performance buildings globally. On top of this, Sacramento Kings use their global sports platform to engage fans and proactively promote the message of climate action across their business partners and the community.
Through an urban smart grid, the venue meets 100 percent of its power needs through solar energy. Water conservation practices are essential to California due to the water shortages the region has been facing in recent years. Therefore, the stadium has managed to use 45 percent less water than the strict California code requires, setting a strong example for the local community.
The circular economy is also part of the team’s core values. After the stadium's construction was completed in late 2016, 95 percent of construction waste was diverted from landfills, and 99 percent of demolition materials were recycled.
Every season, the team also hosts a "Spotlights on Sustainability Night," where it gives local environmental organizations the stage to engage the audience on sustainability issues.

FIFA World Cup 2022 stadiums

FIFA World Cup 2022 Stadiums - Qatar - The Stadium Seen from above
Qatar’s organizers for the 2022 football World Cup have pledged that all 12 venues (9 new and 3 renovated) will be zero-carbon emitting. It will be an obligatory requirement from FIFA to deliver a zero-carbon tournament.  Special climate controls within the venues will also manage the excess 40C temperatures during the event.
As a showcase in 2010, Arup Associates built the first carbon-neutral stadium, a 500-seat mini stadium, to demonstrate to FIFA that Qatar’s bid is achievable. The engineering firm managed to celebrate solar power's potential to achieve a 100 percent zero-emitting stadium despite the difficult and usually carbon intensive cooling challenge.
The technology used is simple: solar power turns the sun into energy, and this energy is turned into cool air. The air has then circulated the stadium to keep the players and the spectators comfortable. When tested, the temperatures outside hit 44°C. But inside the stadium, the temperature was a cooling 23°C even with the roof open. What is left to see is how the new venues will manage to scale up the technology, leading to future stadiums. 

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Best Sports Venues: Maradona Will Be Remembered

Surprisingly sports venues are pioneers in the promotion of sustainability. Many sports venues have jumped on the sustainability bandwagon to construct or renovate their structure in a race to minimize their carbon footprint, preserve their green legacy, and take the lead in innovation. They will also be reminders of the great matches played and wonderful sportsmen and women who have given their best. Now we will add Diego Maradona, who will be remembered as one of the greatest soccer players ever! Estadio Único Ciudad de La Plata Asociados, Buenos Aires, Argentina The Estadio Único Ciudad de La Plata, which won the first prize in a national competition, projects both through its name and its formal conception, its role as a stadium shared by the two main soccer clubs the city of La Plata. One of the best sports documentaries ever made. My opinion has always been that Maradona was the best I’ve seen; fair enough, he punched one in, which pissed us all off but had Lineker done the same, he’d be a god. This is a story of a lad born with nothing but a football talent, which gains him fame and fortune but has a terrible toll. Manipulated along the way, it’s also a bit tragic, had Diego been surrounded by the right people who know how the story would’ve changed. Click on more information and buy the video from Diego Maradona The quality of our urban environments and landscapes directly influences our lives as citizens, ultimately those truly impacted by architecture and urban design. That is why the Estadio Ciudad de La Plata project is in tune with the Biennial theme: "Architecture for All: Building Citizenship.” If at this edition it is a priority "to spotlight those citizens who live, create, have families, study, work, produce, walk, feel and experience emotions in a place where architecture and urban design is a constant presence," we can say that the Stadium is a collective forum which allows citizens to come together in a facility whose dimensions reflect and befit their city and region. Click on more information and buy the poster from Diego Maradona . Project plans call for a complete roof and portable turf system, committed to multi-functional outfitting, which will allow it to host events and competitions under any weather conditions. The overall organization of the facility is based on the following: a) Two paths which diagonally across the field. b) A winding, undulating and organic path which wraps around the field like a belt. The overlapping of these two elements and their relationship to the field's boundaries yield a varied sequence of sectors or differentiated areas, which allow for the establishment of the locations for the different program elements. Airosportswear 2020-2021 Argentina Flag Concept Football Soccer T-Shirt (Diego Maradona 10) Click on more information and buy the Maradona T-Shirt . The entire project is integrated into a large Urban Park, including parking areas found in large wooded areas forming part of the whole facility. A heliport and bus parking zone ensure accessibility to all kinds of patrons. The Urban Park sports complex in the city of La Plata also boasts a track and field stadium with a capacity for 6,000 spectators, various outdoor sports facilities, and a swimming pool. Amsterdam ArenA The Amsterdam Arena, the football club Ajax, is powered by more than 4,200  solar panels and one wind turbine. The main building comprises an impressive energy-generating escalator, and the stadium has also installed an energy storage system powered by second-life batteries from used electric vehicles. The xStorage Buildings system from used Nissan LEAF batteries provides backup power for the stadium and distributes energy to the surrounding neighborhood when needed to alleviate pressure on the grid. Rainwater from the stadium roof is collected and reused to water the grass field, significantly reducing valuable freshwater consumption. Residual heat is used to keep frost off the playing field, a move that requires no additional energy to be wasted. Fans are encouraged to reduce their travel emissions by using active mobility, electric vehicles, or trains. The car park offers free charging points, and every visitor is entitled to discounts on train tickets.  Mercedes-Benz Stadium The Mercedes- Benz is the official home of Atlanta Falcons for the US National Football League (NFL) & United FC and Atlanta United FC of Major League Soccer (MLS). Last November, it became the first professional sports stadium to receive a platinum Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certificate, a global standard for measuring buildings' sustainability. Energy consumption is 29 percent less than what the average stadium consumes due to energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. The stadium is equipped exclusively with LED lighting and LED video boards and is less reliant on the grid due to 4,000 rooftop solar PV panels. The stadium has a stormwater management system, with the capacity to store over 2 million gallons onsite, preventing flooding in the surrounding areas. Due to water-efficient fixtures, the stadium uses 47 percent less water than the baseline standard for stadiums. When the location was decided, active mobility was at the core of the decision making. Fans can easily walk to the event through new pedestrian-friendly walking paths that allow connectivity between communities. A bicycle valet program operates on event days, and the available electric vehicle charging stations can charge up to 48 cars simultaneously. Levi’s Stadium The home of the San Francisco 49ers holds two LEED certifications. In 2014, it achieved the first Gold LEED certification to be awarded in a stadium that hosts a professional team, and in 2016 it received a second Gold certification for operations and maintenance. The stadium has incorporated innovative sustainability elements found in Silicon Valley, such as the 1,000-plus state-of-the-art solar elements found throughout the building, including three solar array-covered pedestrian energy bridges and one solar-paneled roof deck- the NRG Solar Terrace. It also features a 27,000 square foot “Green Roof” on the top of the stadium’s suite tower. Due to a sustainable purchasing program for cleaning materials and products, disposable janitorial paper products, and trash bags, almost 86 percent of such purchases won plaudits for meeting the strict sustainability criteria. The stadium is also committed to local food sourcing, with approximately 78 percent of stadium food suppliers located within 150 miles of the stadium and 85 percent located within California. Last year, the San Francisco 49ers team was recognized by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) for its commitment to fighting climate change .   Golden 1 Center The home of Sacramento Kings was recently awarded the world’s greenest and most technologically advanced sports and entertainment facility for 2017. According to Green Project Management (GMP), the Golden 1 Center is in the top 3 percent of high-performance buildings globally. On top of this, Sacramento Kings use their global sports platform to engage fans and proactively promote the message of climate action across their business partners and the community. Through an urban smart grid, the venue meets 100 percent of its power needs through solar energy. Water conservation practices are essential to California due to the water shortages the region has been facing in recent years. Therefore, the stadium has managed to use 45 percent less water than the strict California code requires, setting a strong example for the local community. The circular economy is also part of the team’s core values. After the stadium's construction was completed in late 2016, 95 percent of construction waste was diverted from landfills, and 99 percent of demolition materials were recycled. Every season, the team also hosts a "Spotlights on Sustainability Night," where it gives local environmental organizations the stage to engage the audience on sustainability issues. FIFA World Cup 2022 stadiums Qatar’s organizers for the 2022 football World Cup have pledged that all 12 venues (9 new and 3 renovated) will be zero-carbon emitting. It will be an obligatory requirement from FIFA to deliver a zero-carbon tournament.  Special climate controls within the venues will also manage the excess 40C temperatures during the event. 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